February 21, 1909 |
|Occupation||Painter and sculptor|
Hans Erni (born February 21, 1909) is a Swiss painter, designer and sculptor. Born in Lucerne, he is known in particular for illustrating postage stamps, activism, lithographs for the Swiss Red Cross, and participation on the Olympic Committee. The Hans Erni Museum, situated in the grounds of the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, contains a large collection of artwork. He celebrated his 100th birthday in 2009. His sister, Maria Strebi-Erni, is still alive at the age of 105.
- Ramuz, C.F. Histoire du soldat, illustrée de lithographies originales par Hans Erni. Lausanne: André et Pierre Gonin, . 326 copies signed by author and artist. 73 black-and-white lithographs within the text and 2 on the wrappers. 100 pages + 2 leaves. A livre d'artiste printed on Arches paper and housed in a vellum and board folder and matching slipcase.
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- Official website
- Hans Erni Museum within the Swiss Museum of Transport
- Kunst im Kleinen pages related to Hans Erni's philatelic and numismatic work (provided by the author of the catalog raisonné; in German)